Tagged: m&a

UK SMEs Cheering Up as 2022 Looms: MarketFinance Survey

SMEs across the United Kingdom are somewhat optimistic consumer demand will soon rise, the results of a survey by fintech MarketFinance suggest. MarketFinance asked 2,000 SME owners across the UK about their outlook for 2022 and beyond, gauging their short and long-term plans for business… Read More

Corporate Travel Industry to See Drastic Changes in Pandemic’s Wake

Big changes will continue to hit business travel, a report from GlobalData suggests. Over the past 18 months, international business travel plummeted 75 per cent, with domestic travel down 56 per cent. The lost billions in revenue, combined with changing attitudes on the necessity of… Read More

Fintech SoFi Notes that Q4 2020 M&A + IPO Spike was Much Higher than 2008 Financial Crisis and Other Periods of Downturn

San Francisco-based SoFi, a financial services firm that helps people “get their money right—save, spend, borrow, and invest in one app,” has noted that 2020 was a year to remember. Industries were forced to adapt to changing consumer behavior, capital markets fluctuated wildly, and people… Read More

Fintech M&A Market Appears to be Recovering After Struggling in H1 2020 due to COVID

  The Fintech mergers and acquisitions (M&As) market appears to be rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported by Financial Planning, the Wealthtech sector seems to be recovering after the Coronavirus crisis had put many deals on pause. RightSize Solutions, a company offering cybersecurity and… Read More

Fintech Funding During H1 2020 was Led by Corporate Deals, but Significant Decline in M&A Investments: Report

Although global Fintech funding declined during the first half of this year, with $25.6 billion of total investment secured globally through 1,221 deals, corporate business deals are driving most of the VC activity. This, according to the Pulse of Fintech H1’20, which is a report… Read More

Digital Asset and Blockchain M&A and Fundraising Deals Declined Significantly Last Year: Report

Big Four auditing firm Pricewaterhousecoopers (PwC) reports that the majority of global digital asset fundraising and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals last year took place outside of the United States for the very first time. As noted in PwC’s report (released on April 6, 2020),… Read More

PwC Report: Significant Growth in Crypto M&A in Asian and European Markets

The majority of fundraising events and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals in the crypto asset sector are being finalized in Asian and European markets, overtaking the once-dominant role of the Americas, according to a recent report from “Big Four” professional services company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Released… Read More

PwC Survey Indicates UK Fintech Firms Poised for Acquisitions & Partnerships

Fearful of significant revenue loss to standalone Fintech challengers, UK Fintech firms are consideration acquisition and partnership formation with their potential new rivals as a way to neutralize the potential threat, according to a recent PwC survey. “Activity in the UK ranges from partnering with fintechs startups, financing… Read More

China Establishes Asia Fintech Fund of Funds to Focus on M&A

China’s Global Times has reported that the country established a foundation focused on financial and technology mergers and acquisitions throughout Asia.  Asia Fintech Fund of Funds (FOF) is based in Beijing and has 10 billion yuan (approximately $1.44 billion) in funding. Asia Fintech is the second… Read More

Fintech Mergers And Acquisitions In 2015 Double The Value Of Deals In 2014, Finds Berkery Noyes

2015 was a great year for financial technology (fintech), as recently released stats from Berkery Noyes show. Among other findings, 2015 saw 427 fintech mergers and acquisitions, a total transaction volume increase by 14 percent over 2014, from 376.  Total transaction value in 2015 more than doubled over… Read More

Brief: OurCrowd Reviews 2014, a Year Lauded with Awards and Achievements

The StartUp Nation Scales Up. According to OurCrowd’s blog, “This past week, we waved 2014 goodbye and welcomed in the new year – but not without a bit of self reflection at what an amazing year it’s been for the Startup Nation. In 2014, Israel… Read More

Crowdfunding A Focus At M&A Conference Next Week

The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors is holding their annual conference in Chicago next week, and for the first time ever the conference will include a large panel on crowdfunding. The AM&AA is comprised of 900 independent professionals – CPAs, attorneys, investors, M&A advisors,… Read More

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